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Swedish Golfer shocked to find swastika ball

A man golfing at a Swedish course has told how he was shocked at finding a ball bearing the swastika symbol. According to Christer Nyström, the symbol on ball that he found at the Arboga Golf Club at...

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Mund-og Fodmalende Kunstnere artists salute fellow member’s statue at London...

Randi Viereck, Danish manager of Mund-og Fodmalende Kunstneres (MFK), part of the Association of Mouth and Foot Painting Artists (AMFPA), salutes one of the organisation’s most famous artist members,...

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Football: Iceland shocks Norway

The weekend saw a healthy dose of Scandinavian drama in the football arena. Underdogs Iceland managed to take down neighbouring Norway 2-0 on Friday, stunning players and spectators alike at the World...

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FIFA president optimistic for Icelandic football

FIFA’s top official has congratulated Iceland for recent advancements in the development of local football. The comments came during FIFA president Joseph S Blatter’s visit to the North Atlantic nation...

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Former Norwegian cyclist Kjærgaard admits doping

Tønsberg native Steffen Kjaergaard, who once rode alongside Lance Armstrong, has admitted to using performance-enhancing drugs during his career. He told the media on Tuesday (23 October), “I have long...

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Finn steals Abu Dhabi F1 Grand Prix

Finnish driver Kimi Räikkönen has emerged victorious from Sunday’s Formula One Grand Prix in Abu Dhabi. The win marked the first victory of the 33-year-old’s comeback season. His performance showcased...

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UK Grandfather to raise charity funds via Iceland trek

A British man is hoping to raise thousands of pounds for charity via trekking the Icelandic wilderness with his grandchildren next summer. Jim Beachill of Conisborough, South Yorkshire, told reporters...

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Norwegian Youtube kicker invited to NFL tryouts in New York

A Youtube video of a Norwegian man playing American football has caught the attention of the NFL. Havard Rugland, 27, a native of the southern Norwegian town of Aalgaard, was invited to try out for the...

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South Pole journey completed by Icelander Vilborg Arna Gissurardóttir

Icelander Vilborg Arna Gissurardóttir became the first Icelander to complete a full route journey from the coast of Antarctica to the South Pole on January 18th. The epic trip covered 1130 km and was...

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Icelandic snowboarder suffers concussion at Winter X Games

Icelandic snowboard competitor Halldor Helgason sustained a concussion in a major crash during the Winter X Games at Buttermilk Mountain in Aspen last week. Helgason’s injury came during the Big Air...

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Supporter bequeaths EUR 500K to Finnish Olympians

Finland’s Olympic champions are to be the recipients of a substantial gift from one adoring fan. According to a YLE report, some EUR 500,000 had been set aside for the top Finnish competitors in the...

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Oslo unveils details for 2022 Winter Olympics bid

Officials in the Norwegian capital have outlined the city’s plans to present a compelling bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympic Games. According to a report published by Around the Rings on Thursday 7...

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Bobby Fisher chess memorial exhibition unveiled in Reykjavik

A memorial exhibit has been unveiled a Reykjavik hotel commemorating what chess players refer to as ‘the match of all time’. The launch of the artefact comes four decades after legendary American chess...

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Skiing in Finland booms as winter refuses to end

Ski centres across Finland are pleased to see cold winter conditions continue, as it has kept their slopes in peak condition for longer. The cold evening temperatures, alongside the bright sunny spells...

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David James to play in Iceland football league

International goalkeeper David James has signed for Icelandic team Íþróttabandalag Vestmannaeyja (ÍBV) as a player/coach and will now play his football in Iceland. The former Portsmouth player will...

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Finland Davis cup defeat ends on sour note

The Finnish tennis team left fans a game short during their match with Ireland last Sunday, after abandoning the court with the score 3-1. Finland refused to play the final ‘dead rubber’ once the...

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Iceland noted as unique destination for fly fishing holidays

Iceland has been noted as being a unique destination for fly fishing holidays, due to the country’s breathtaking clear lakes, alien landscapes, and abundance of fish, including Salmon, Trout and Arctic...

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British man dies during Greenland expedition

A British comedy promoter and “Arctic virgin” lost his life on Sunday, shortly after he and two friends began a 644kms trek across Greenland’s ice cap. The other two men on the expedition are...

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Hosts in hockey hiccup – Sweden stumbles

At the IIHF World Ice Hockey Champions, Sweden was left red-faced, going down 3-2 to an unfancied Switzerland in the opening games last weekend. It was a disappointing start for the hosts in front of a...

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Denmark to bid for 2018 World Sailing Championships?

There is much speculation that Denmark will decide to bid to host the 2018 ISAF Sailing World Championships. News might come at this week’s meeting in Copenhagen of the ISAF mid-year meeting. Sailing...

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